College of Science, Engineering & Food Science Requirements

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

For all courses, a CAO application must be made accompanied by a Statement of Interest outlining education, life and/or relevant work experience. For more information on making a Mature Application follow this link: How to Apply

CAO CodeProgrammeDurationEntry RequirementsAdditional Requirements
CK401 Computer Science 4

Leaving Certificate Maths and/or a background in Information Technology is required (e.g. a NFQ Level 5 or 6 qualification (or equivalent) or comparable professional experience though well-qualified applicants with a track record of achievement in other areas will be considered.

May Require Interview

CK402 Biological/Chemical Sciences 4

Must have studied a Lab Science subject at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement in Science related areas.

May Require Interview

CK404 Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences 4

Candidates are assessed based on education, life and/or relevant experience as demonstrated in their Statement of Interest.

May Require Interview

CK405 Genetics 4

Must have studied Biology at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement with Science related areas.

May Require Interview

CK406 Chemical Sciences 4

Must have studied a Lab Science at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement with Science related areas.

May Require Interview

CK407 Mathematical Sciences 4

Must have studied Maths at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement with Maths related areas.

May Require Interview

CK408 Physics and Astrophysics 4

Honours Maths or a high level of Ordinary Maths in the Leaving Certificate is strongly advised as this is a mathematically challenging course. Applied Maths and Physics in the Leaving Certificate is highly beneficial.

May Require Interview

CK409 Industrial Physics
(joint UCC & CIT programme)
4

Honours Maths or a high level of Ordinary Maths in the Leaving Certificate is strongly advised as this is a mathematically challenging course. Applied Maths and Physics in the Leaving Certificate is highly beneficial.

May Require Interview

CK411 Data Science and Analytics 4

Must have studied Maths at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement with Maths related areas.

May Require Interview

CK412 Agricultural Science

Must have studied Maths at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement with Maths related areas.

May Require Interview

CR320 Biomedical Science
(joint UCC & CIT programme)
4

Honours Maths or a high level of Ordinary Maths in the Leaving Certificate is strongly advised as this is a mathematically challenging course. Applied Maths and Physics in the Leaving Certificate is highly beneficial.

May Require Interview

CK504 Nutritional Sciences 4

Candidates are assessed based on academic and/or professional background in a laboratory science-related discipline, including Chemistry, Physics or Biology, as evidenced by exam results. Additional information such as a CV is considered once eligibility has been established.

May Require Interview

CK505 Food Science

Must have studied a Lab Science subject at second level or QQI/FE or demonstrate involvement in Science related areas.

May Require Interview

CK600 Engineering 4

H4 in Leaving Certificate Maths or Applied Maths (HC2 if presenting a pre-2017 Leaving Certificate).

Applicants are also assessed on the basis of academic and/or professional background in a science-related discipline, evidenced by exam results.

May Require Interview

CK606 Architecture 4

Portfolio (in two parts) to be submitted in April. Part 1 - CV; Part 2 - not more than 8 A3 or A4 pages, which might include sketches, paintings, illustrations, photography and photographs of original 3D works.

May Require Interview

 

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